A contract to design, manufacture, and supply the latest fuel-efficient diesel electric locomotives to Pacific National, has been awarded to CIMIC Group’s UGL.
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Alstom is to provide 25 six-car, state-of-the-art X’trapolis trains for Melbourne’s local rail network, as part of the €300 million contract between Alstom and Victoria’s Department of Transport.
For the next three years, the Australasian Railway Association plans to develop its sustainability efforts, through its new guide identifying the environmental initiatives that must be practiced.
The Australasian Railway Association has welcomed the Australian Infrastructure Plan for 2021, which aims to maximise the use of more sustainable, mass transit solutions including, faster rail.
Cross River Rail’s transformational project achieves its biggest milestone yet, as Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Else, breaks through a rock wall leading into the underground cavern beneath Roma Street.
Melbourne’s Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) is removing 75 dangerous and congested level crossings from across Melbourne by 2025, with 46 already removed, and the project is not slowing down. This article explores the current state of play and details how some of the actual construction work is carried out.
ARA has welcomed the wide range of rail funding announcements that were confirmed in the Australian government's 2021-22 Federal Budget.
For Global Railway Review, the CEO of the Australasian Railway Association, Caroline Wilkie, writes of the prospective benefits of investing in high-speed rail in Australia, and the importance of timing in addressing this issue.
The two contracts will see Siemens Mobility work to improve the overall efficiency and capacity of the rail network in metropolitan Sydney, Australia.
ARA's Chief Executive Officer outlined that, with the relevant policy reforms, the country can deliver "a strong rail manufacturing and supply sector for the long term."
Network Rail Consulting's Australian subsidiary has successfully extended its Transport for New South Wales System Integrator contract to 2024.
Results from an ARA survey have found that investments into faster rail connections to and from Australian regions should be an immediate priority.
The contract, which began on 31 January 2021, will see Keolis focusing on more frequent services, with an eye on safety and reliability.
By using thermal imaging, optical distance sensors and artificial intelligence, Metro hopes to deter illegal trespassing and keep both passengers and staff safe.
Australia is a vast country, and its freight challenges are unique. The long‑touted solution to long‑haul rail freight in Australia is the 1,700km Inland Rail project, which is now becoming a reality. Richard Wankmuller, Inland Rail’s CEO, provides a project update and outlines the key benefits and opportunities that Inland Rail will…